Do you see it? Haman tells his wife and friends about all that he has been blessed with but then turns around and says, "all of this does not satisfy me every time I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate." Haman was wealthy, had the best position in the land aside from the king, many sons and had been invited to a banquet with the king and queen only. He was living the "good life" but was not satisfied because Mordecai did not fear him and would not bow before him. Seriously, 1 man caused him that much distress!
But really, isn't this all of us? We can show and tell all of the many blessings we have been given and yet get focused on that one thing we want and cannot have.
We all have our Mordecai, whether it be money, having a spouse or kids, a house, clothes, etc. We are always wanting for more when we seek things. Only in Christ can we have everything we could ever need or want. So instead of focusing on what we do not have, let's focus on what we do have, the gift of salvation and life because of Jesus death.
What is your Mordecai? Let's keep each other accountable to focus on Jesus and not our Mordecais.